AVG has a dazzling feature package, solid protection against malware and solid performance in a variety of tests. The free version has a few drawbacks, and the premium version comes with additional features such as an optimization tool for devices and VPN.
The malware scan of the software employs machine learning and heuristics to find and eliminate any potential threat, including trojans rootkits, trojans and Cryptojackers. It also shields you from attacks by ransomware, phishing and suspicious websites. AVG’s smart scans are quick and thorough, and display a number of “advanced issues” that you can resolve now, such as sensitive items that need to be protected with passwords, a vulnerable webcam or a weak firewall. It’s more aggressive than some other high-quality antivirus software in this regard. If you click on any of these issues, it will suggest you buy the paid version.
Its AV Test results are generally high. It was able to detect and protect 100% of malware during the March and April 2022 testing. Its ability to detect zero-day attacks is less than some of the top-rated software that I’ve tested. It also can slow down the system.
The free version offers email and website protection identity theft monitoring for leaked passwords and features for vaulting photos, and the free AVG Cleaner utility speeds up devices by deleting junk files. The premium version boosts the security features by incorporating webcam and ransomware protection more secure banking and an upgraded firewall. It also includes the performance tuneup which increases the speed of your PC and prolongs battery life and it also includes a VPN to ensure your privacy online.